What Makes A Great Running Shop

  • By Brian Metzler
  • Published Dec. 27, 2013
  • Updated Dec. 27, 2013 at 10:26 PM UTC

The specialty running best shops in the country do things a little better than most of their peers. After interviewing some of the owners and managers of the 50 Best Running Stores in America for 2013, we found a handful of things most of them have in common.


10 Reasons To Shop At Specialty Running Stores

— The 50 Best Running Stores In America 2013

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Brian Metzler

Brian Metzler

Brian Metzler is the editor-in-chief of Competitor magazine. He has raced every distance from 50 yards to 100 miles and run in more than 700 pairs of running shoes in the past 25 years. You can reach him at

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